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A section of New York City in northern Manhattan bordering on the Harlem and East Rivers. Peter Stuyvesant established the Dutch settlement of Nieuw Haarlem here in 1658. A rapid influx of African Americans beginning c. 1910 made it one of the largest black communities in the United States. In the 1920s a flowering of African-American art and literature was known as the Harlem Renaissance. After World War II many Hispanics settled in East (or Spanish) Harlem.

Har′lem·ite′ n.


(Placename) a district of New York City, in NE Manhattan: now largely a Black ghetto


(ˈhɑr ləm)

1. a section of New York City, in the NE part of Manhattan.
2. a tidal river in New York City, between the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx, which, with Spuyten Duyvil Creek, connects the Hudson and East rivers. 8 mi. (13 km) long.
Har′lem•ite`, n.
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Noun1.Harlem - a district of ManhattanHarlem - a district of Manhattan; now largely a Black ghetto
Manhattan - one of the five boroughs of New York City
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First, memory-prodded by the soft puppy in his arm, he saw the girl and the mother in the little Harlem flat.
or the district between Murray Hill Lyceum and the Harlem River, this city.
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Prudential Douglas Elliman has continued its aggressive expansion with a new office at 690 Washington Street in the West Village, while Warburg Realty has announced the closing of its Harlem office.
Tambourines to Glory by Langston Hughes Harlem Moon/Broadway, September 2006 $10.
The 6-foot-2 guard is very mindful of the image he projects as an ambassador for the Harlem Globetrotters, on tour nationwide in the team's 80th season.
In 2004, the number of appearances by the New York City-based Boys Choir of Harlem was cut back dramatically, and earned revenues from their performances dropped from more than $1 million to half that amount by the end of that year.